American Heritage University of Southern California

BB 429 Professional Development

Career planning strategies and resources are explored to prepare students for a successful job search and to maximize potential for advancement and long-term professional growth Students perform self-assessment and goal-setting activities, and apply research and evaluation skills to execute job s...more

  • Course ID: BB-429
  • Start Date: 06/05/2018
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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Career planning strategies and resources are explored to prepare students for a successful job search and to maximize potential for advancement and long-term professional growth Students perform self-assessment and goal-setting activities, and apply research and evaluation skills to execute job search and career advancement strategies. Each student assembles a professional portfolio highlighting achievements, goals and concrete plans.

David Carrasco Adjunct Faculty

B.A. Cal State University, Long Beach
M.B.A. Keller Graduate School of Management, Pomona, California 

  • Explain the term self-esteem.
  • Discuss the "do’s" and “don’ts" of building self-esteem.
  • Recognize the impact of low self-esteem.
  • List the rewards of a high level of self-esteem.
  • Understand how failure paves the way to success.
  • Be sensitive to feedback and use it to your benefit.
  • Trust others to help gain self-understanding.
  • Explain how self-confidence affects success.
  • Visualize the improvements needed to reach your potential.
  • Set long-term self-improvement goals.
  • Use behavior modification for self-improvement.
  • Develop mentoring relationships.
  • Explain tools available to predict occupational success.